TAG: Richard Roby

NBA / Jul 16, 2010 / 6:00 pm

Nepotism Reigns Supreme in NBA Summer League

The NBA Summer League is supposed to be a chance for the latest draft picks to get acclimated to the pros, and for fringe NBA players to strut their stuff for scouts in hopes of getting a training-camp invite.

While summer league does certainly do those things, it also has become a breeding ground for nepotism at its finest. Up until recently, over the years we’ve seen Rodney Billups (Chauncey‘s brother) become a fixture on the Pistons summer squad, while Romeo Travis (one of LeBron‘s best friends from high school) found himself in a Cavs summer league uniform frequently. Read More »